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circle anaesthesia system

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Dates
1997
circa 1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Description
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzle…
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing
hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas
sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet
nozzles on an absorber); (b) the gas sampling elbow attaches onto the single opening on (a); the
elbow is made of a hollow cylindrical piece of clear plastic tubing bent at a 90 deg. angle; there
is a blue plastic cap just above the bend which covers a round hole in the tubing; both ends of the
elbow are open and round; one end fits into (a), the other is for the attachment of an anaesthesia
mask; (c) anaesthetic rebreathing mask which is made of a single piece of oval-shaped hollow grey
rubber, tapered at both ends; the bottom and sides are closed and there is a closed cylindrical
piece at the bottom; the top of the bag is open with a round plastic connector inserted in and
taped on to provide an airtight seal; information is stamped on the back in black lettering; Note: Item is missing (Nov. 2005)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - two joined hoses - Size: Length 113.8 cm. x Width 4.9 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - gas sampling elbow - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.4 cm.
c - rebreathing bag (uninflated) - Size: Length 32.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 3.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Baxter Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1997
circa 1997
Date Remarks
Taken from stock currently being used at Kingston General Hospital
Material
rubber: grey
plastic: grey; clear; blue
tape: white
Inscriptions
(a) the number "4" is raised on the plastic where the two tubes join; (c) the rebreathing bag is
stamped "2L // SINGLE USE ONLY // NON CONDUCTIVE"; manufacturing information listed on a piece of
paper enclosed with the system reads, "Cat. 19408-212 // Baxter // Circle // Anaesthesia // System
// 22 mm x 120 cm (40") // with Gas Sampling Elbow // 2 Litre Rebreather Bag // (L) A7E07 // Single
Patient Use // Made in Canada // Distributed by // Baxter Corporation // Toronto, Ontario, Canada"
-- in English and French (original attached)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-1
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
The system arrived new and in its original packaging; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; see product information label (attached)
Research Facts
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine (on loan from
OHMEDA - a division of BOC Canada Ltd.) by Dr. Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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oxygen regulator

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037401
Description
Oxygen regulator has two chromium-plated brass gauges with glass covers; one gauge is graduated from 2 to 15 litres flow per min.; the second gauge is graduated from 0 to 3,000 lbs per square inch; plastic adjustment knob has knurled finger grip and automatic stop at on/off positions; adjustment kn…
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Accession Number
997037401
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Respiration
Description
Oxygen regulator has two chromium-plated brass gauges with glass covers; one gauge is graduated from 2 to 15 litres flow per min.; the second gauge is graduated from 0 to 3,000 lbs per square inch; plastic adjustment knob has knurled finger grip and automatic stop at on/off positions; adjustment knob connects to both gauges; metal fitting extends from rear of adjustment knob, terminating in a hexagonal bolt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Linde
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
plastic: green; white
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The left-hand gauge has increment marks on the outer edge of the front and the numbers, "0 1000 2000 3000"; centre of the front of the gauge reads: "MADE IN U.S.A. // LB. PER SQ. IN. // USE NO OIL // Linde® // UNION // CARBIDE UL // LINDE COMPANY // OXYGEN"; the right-hand gauge also has increment lines and numbers on the outer edge of the front:"2 4 6 8 10 12 15"; centre reads, "MADE IN U.S.A. // LITERS PER MIN // USE NO OIL // OXYGEN"; top of plastic adjustment knob has embossed on it: "LINDE // TRADEMARK"; on back of central piece: "IM LINDE COMPANY [raised lettering] // UL FM [raised lettering] // MADE IN U.S.A. [raised lettering] // PATENTED R-513 [numbers stamped]"; attachment screw on back has the number "0" stamped in it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 8.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No apparent wear marks; ring holder on left-hand gauge is broken and no longer holds the glass in
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Images
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